Backpacking. by Tony Gibbs

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Published by F. Watts in New York .

Written in English

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  • Backpacking -- Juvenile literature,
  • Backpacking,
  • Camping

About the Edition

Advice on how to be a successful backpacker, emphasizing the best and safest equipment to use.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 56-57.

Book details

SeriesA Concise guide
LC ClassificationsGV199.6 .G52
The Physical Object
Pagination66 p.
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5050212M
ISBN 100531027864
LC Control Number74011326

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